FOR RELEASE ON: August 12, 1997 Contact: Martha Pattelli UIRVDA Chairman Governor Jim Edgar announced approval of $6,000,000 of Tax-Exempt Volume Cap to the Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority (UIRVDA) on behalf of GE Plastics in Ottawa, Illinois. The Volume Cap authorizes the issuance of tax-exempt bonds for GE Plastics. Interest on the bonds is exempt from federal income tax to the bondholders. Because of this exemption,...